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Conservatives Are Not Able to Offer and Alternative Direction – “Why I Am Not a Conservative” – Freidrick Hayek

January 9th, 2011 · No Comments · Conservative Politics, Leadership, Policy, Politics

Let me now state what seems to me the decisive objection to any conservatism which deserves to be called such. It is that by its very nature it cannot offer an alternative to the direction in which we are moving. It may succeed by its resistance to current tendencies in slowing down undesirable developments, but, since it does not indicate another direction, it cannot prevent their continuance.

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